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LeBron James Honors Ravens Legend and Reveals Unheard Fact on His “ NFL Favs”

Published 04/15/2022, 2:14 AM EDT

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Ed Reed is considered by many to be the greatest safety of all time. He was known for his time at the Baltimore Ravens, where he won a Super Bowl with them. And the NFL posted a tribute video for him recently. This attracted comments from Tom Brady and LeBron James, with the latter calling him the Best Safety of all time.

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The NFL posted an Instagram video with the best highlights of Reed. He is also seen talking and hyping his teammates and himself up. After they posted the video, LeBron posted it on his story. He also added an unknown fact on his “NFL FAVS”


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LeBron James shows respect to Ravens Legend Ed Reed

Bron posted that story and he added the comment, “One of FAVS!!! Ever. Best safety of all time”. Even though LeBron does not consider Reed to be the greatest defensive player ever, he considers him to be the best in his position. Reed was often referred to as a ball hawk in his prime. He was also known for studying film and set traps for quarterbacks. And he was rightfully inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2019.


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It is a known fact that LeBron loves the NFL, as he showcased it in the 2022 playoffs. He showed support to the Los Angeles Rams as they won the Super Bowl. The Rams defeated the Cincinnati Bengals in the Super Bowl, which took place in Los Angeles. LeBron has also had experience playing football in high school and has said several times that he would love to in the NFL. He also understands what it takes to be great in the game.


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James loved NFL legends, but he also raves about future stars. During the NFL combine, James was blown away by the performance of  Chris Olave and he tweeted about him. Additionally, LeBron also watched games on his multi TV setup, even though a majority of the games are during his season. He also talks about various NFL stories throughout the year. There is no doubt LeBron is one of the top fans of the NFL and he shows love to the sport and players and legends.

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Vishwesha Kumar

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Vishwesha Kumar is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Holder of a Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, Vishwesha has been writing content for about 3 years now. He has been following the NBA for nearly 10 years, since first starting off in the year 2012.

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